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Nerima, Tokyo

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Time zoneUTC+9 (Japan Standard Time)

Nerima is one of the 23 special wards in Tokyo, Japan.[1]

The municipality calls itself "Nerima City" in English.[2]

Nerima is called "the town of animation" because the earliest anime businesses started up in the area.[3]


On 1 August 1947, the ward of Nerima was formed by separating from the ward of Itabashi.[4]


Nerima is a western ward. It borders Nakano and Suginami on the south. Musashino and Nishitokyo are on the ward's western border. Saitamo Prefecture is on the northern border. Itabashi and Toshima are on the west.

There is a long river in Nerima.

Related pages


  1. Tokyo Metropolitan Government (TMG), "Municipalities within Tokyo"; retrieved 2012-4-1.
  2. Nerima City; retrieved 2012-4-2.
  3. Nerima Animation, History; retrieved 2012-4-1.
  4. (in Japanese). Tokyo Metropolitan Archives. 

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